Dark Secret

Grief engulfed her again, today. Another month became the bearer of the bad news. This was a ritual since the last 2 years. With each passing day, her yearning increased.
He had accepted the grim reality. But her longing for a child swallowed up the joy in their lives.
They decided to see the new specialist in town. The doctor ordered for all the tests to evaluate the case better and to cover all bases.
The report says, ‘Damage to the tubes due to infection or surgery’.
‘A botched up abortion?’ he asked.
The colour drained from her face.

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